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    Materials development

  1. Resources for Supporting Racial Justice and Mental Health in the Black Community

    Suffolk University’s Center for Diversity and Inclusion (CSDI) has compiled a list of resources to help support members of the Black community and educate others on how they can effectively practice allyship in the fight against systemic racism. The NNED has added to the list also and will be continuously...
  2. Resources for Dealing With and Responding to Mental Illness

    Many people don’t know how to provide comfort or respond appropriately in times of need or crisis. Instead of listening and taking the time to provide a constructive response, they jump to conclusions. They say the first thing that comes to mind, or in other words, they react. This can...
  3. Developing a Culturally Tailored Intervention for Diverse Populations

    Social workers strive to use interventions and treatments that are evidence-based (EB). However, many EB interventions are not validated with people from diverse racial, ethnic, cultural, and linguistic populations. Regarding autism intervention research, of 408 studies on 27 EB practices only about 18% of the studies reported race, ethnicity, or...
  4. Juvenile Justice Diversion for American Indian Youth

    The Juvenile Justice Diversion for Tribal Youth Initiative brought together teams of community leaders from eight tribal nations – Cheyenne River Sioux, Lower Brule Sioux, Red Lake Band of Chippewa, and Ute Mountain Ute in 2014-15, and Colorado River Indian Tribes, Fort Peck Assiniboine and Sioux Tribes, San Carlos Apache Tribe, and...
  5. Delivering Community Benefit: Healthy Food Playbook

    The “Delivering Community Benefit: Healthy Food Playbook” is a suite of resources to support hospital community benefit professionals and community partners in developing community health interventions that promote healthy food access and healthier food environments. If a facility has identified obesity, food access, or diet-related health conditions among the priority...
  6. Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation Toolbox

    Find tools that help states, tribes, and communities use IECMHC to promote the mental health and school readiness of young children from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). The Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation (IECMHC) Toolbox offers free interactive planning tools, guides, videos, and other...
  7. Health Literacy Tools and Guidance from the CDC

    People prefer plain language—especially when it comes to their health. That is why October’s Health Literacy Month is a great time to highlight the importance of using plain language to improve health literacy. A cornerstone of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) work in HIV, “health literacy” is someone’s ability to...
  8. Project Share: Health Disparities and Advocacy Curriculum for High School Students

    A new curriculum aims to empower high school students as advocates and promoters of better health in their communities. Project SHARE, made possible by a grant from the National Library of Medicine, is a collaboration between the University of Maryland Health Science and Human Services Library and Baltimore’s Vivien T....